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CCNY physicists master unexplored electron property

July 25, 2017

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Charge and spin properties of electrons are widely utilized in modern day technologies such as transistors and memories, but another aspect of the subatomic particle has long remained uncharted: the "valley" property. Now, City College of New York (CCNY) physicists have demonstrated how to manipulate the "valley" property using light by placing 2-D semiconductors in a light-trapping structure called microcavity.Full Story

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